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2019 20 Nov 13:00

Biocultural Heritage

Associate Professor Anneli Ekblom from the University of Uppsala, Sweden, will present the Department of Biological Sciences seminar with a talk entitled, "Biocultural Heritage". 
Anneli Ekblom is Senior lecturer at Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Uppsala University with long experience of interdisciplinary studies, crosscutting environmental history, historical ecology, archeology, paleoecology, community interaction and conservation.
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Local low intensity and customary practices may hold the...

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Niven Library, John Day Building, Upper Campus, UCT 

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Seminars, talks and public lectures
2019 28 Nov 13:00

Performing IS Development: Culture’s Emergent Influence

Sharon Geeling will present the School of IT seminar with a talk entitled, "Performing IS Development: Culture’s Emergent Influence". 
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This paper proposes an explanatory theory of Information Systems development (ISD) to account for the simultaneous influence of cultural factors from multiple cultural levels on ISD project outcomes. While culture is recognised as an issue in IS initiatives, few studies have considered the role of culture in ISD. Two ISD projects from one organization were cases in this study. Using qualitative...

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Computer Science LT 302 , Computer Science Building, Upper Campus UCT

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Seminars, talks and public lectures
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